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Kids Nutrition

Learn practical, time-tested ways to meet your kids’ nutritional needs and help them grow up happy and healthy.


How to Make a Preschool Lunch Balanced

It’s important to consider nutrition balance when packing your child’s lunch. Here are some quick tips to fuel your child for a great day of…


Preschool Lunch Box Tips

As a family registered dietitian nutritionist I often hear from friends, “What’s in your child’s lunch box?” For my 4 year old, most days I…


Chicken Nuggets: Are They Really That Bad?

It depends. Some chicken nuggets include the skin, added salt, and batter that can contain twice as much saturated fat (than without the batter).However, oven-baked…


My Child Won’t Eat Breakfast. What Should I do?

Sometime kids just aren’t hungry when they’re leaving for school really early in the morning. If they have a long bus ride, consider packing a…


Top 6 Tips for Eating Out with Kids

If you’re heading out to a restaurant with your family, these tips will give you confidence to make healthy choices, while enjoying everyone’s company. This…


Penny’s Super Fast Snacks

Sometimes my super-fast speed makes it hard to sit down for a snack! Good thing my mom knows just what to do. She prepares snacks…


The Best Produce in May

May is a great time to buy local and in-season fruits and veggies, with the benefit of decreased time from the farm to your table.…


Tips for Parents with Picky Eaters

Dinner’s over. You go to clean the table and….oh no! Not again! As you lift up your son’s dinner plate, what do you see? Green…


The Best Hot Dog for Kids

Summer is almost upon us! More time for baseball games and barbeques and more reason to grill up some hot dogs! Hot dogs are a…


How Safe are Your Kid’s Teeth?

7 out of 10 kids have one or more by age 5. This is known as the most common chronic disease among children today. It’s…